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  • Spotlight Awards Set for May 17

March 05, 2018

(Midway, KY) – Midway University has announced its 2018 Spotlight Awards date and honorees. The fundraising event is set to be held Thursday, May 17 on the Midway University campus. The awards evening is designed around two honors that the University bestows – the Pinkerton Vision Award and the Midway University Legacy Award.

The Pinkerton Vision Award honors someone who has had an impact on women’s lives or served as a strong role model for women. This year’s recipient will be the Lexington Chapter of Dress for Success, for their work to help women gain economic independence.

The second award presented will be The Midway University Legacy Award to longtime trustee Janet Green Hunter. This award honors a person or persons that have impacted Midway University over a period of many years by giving time, service, support and/or resources.

The Midway University Spotlight Awards will be held Thursday, May 17 on campus in the Piper Dining Hall. The cocktail reception will begin at 5:30 p.m. followed by dinner and awards at 7 p.m. All proceeds from the dinner and awards ceremony will go to support ongoing academic programming and student scholarships at Midway University. The 2018 Spotlight Awards are presented by Community Trust Bank.

To purchase tickets, become a sponsor of this event or find out more about the awards dinner, visit or call 859-846-5873.

Media Contact: Ellen D. Gregory, Vice President for Marketing and Communications, 859.846.6046,